Pebbles of Inspiration
Daniela Svampa Cowie

Pebbles of Inspiration
Daniela Svampa Cowie

I have had ample opportunity throughout my unsettled life-journey to ponder on the reflective passages and to focus on the positive quotes and reminders that I share in this rich collection. With their aid I hope to bring light and hope into your life. We all need a little extra inner sunshine and encouragement on those days when we walk in troubled waters - and on those days when we are flying high, may this book be an accompanying and reassuring guide. Read from the beginning or let your heart guide you to a page by chance. Either way, may it serve you, inspire and enrich your journey as you unveil your life.
Published: August 2020
Paperback: 200 pages
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ISBN: 9-781913-425470


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Daniela began her journey in rural Italy, surrounded by scrutiny and judgement, searching for love, acceptance and purpose. Her determination and hopes led her on a tumultuous journey that has seen her deal with the dramatic realities of her life. Using the strength and knowledge gained she has sought and found a balance and tranquillity she now channels into guiding and supporting others. Through her counselling and public speaking, she is now dedicated to helping others face and overcome their difficulties and demons in life and continues to deliver her message of love, hope and peace.
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TO LIFE! HEALTHY JEWISH FOOD
Judi Rose & Dr Jackie Rose – Inspired by Evelyn Rose

TO LIFE! HEALTHY JEWISH FOOD
Hardback - 304 full-colour pages
Published Summer 2020

This gorgeous book is packed with brilliant food photographs and advice on how to follow a healthy Mediterranean-style diet, lose weight and keep it off.

Judi Rose, daughter of the legendary Jewish food writer Evelyn Rose – whose books have inspired generations of cooks – and her cousin Dr Jackie Rose, a GP nutritionist, meld over 100 mouth-watering, easy-to-follow recipes with the latest information on diet and well-being.

Victoria Prever - The Jewish Chronicle
This wonderful book is for anyone who wants to eat well – in every sense of the word.


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Filled with tempting recipes and healthy adaptations of Jewish favourites
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★★★★★ Brilliant. So much more than a cookery book - Pat Moss
Even without the healthy eating aspect I love this book for its gorgeous colour photographs of nearly every recipe - it looks more like an art book than a cookery book.
Pat Moss

★★★★★ Amazing kosher healthy eating book
Beautifully illustrated kosher healthy eating book, with wonderful selection of recipes. Having all the medical advice at the back of the book is a real added bonus. Highly recommended.
Linda B

★★★★★ Delicious looking recipes and very useful information
An interesting read as well as a very useful reference for recipes and health tips. There are some great twists and healthy substitutes for traditional Jewish recipes, international influences and stylish contemporary ones.

★★★★★ 5 out of 5 stars Highly recommended
A wonderful book packed full of delicious recipes,beautifully illustrated and with plenty of fascinating advice on healthy eating. I know I will be referring to this book regularly and it will have a prominent place in my kitchen.
Josie Davies

★★★★★ Can’t wait to get cooking, so many delicious recipes
A must have cookbook for all levels. Easy to obtain ingredients. A real pick me up during Covid-19.
- Francine Levy

Illustrated Multiple Choice Questions in Anatomy for Medical Students
Liz Saunders

Illustrated Multiple-Choice Questions In Anatomy
For Medical Students
This book provides the student with the ability to test their visual knowledge, as well as their functional knowledge of anatomical structures. Furthermore explanations are given as to why answers are incorrect in order to help the students’ understanding of anatomical relations, neurovascular supplies and clinical presentations.
There are one hundred and thirty figures, most with five structures highlighted. The multiple-choice question for each structure has five possible answers, one being that sought after single best answer. Eight of the illustrations have up to fifteen structures labelled (A to N), this time the student must identify the structure from a given description.
Medical students will welcome the ability to identify structures they have seen in the anatomy suite and to test their knowledge to prepare them for their exams and for clinical practice.

Embryology
The Respiratory And Cardiac Systems
The Upper Limb And Lower Limb
The Neck And Back
The Digestive System
The Urogenital System
The Head, Brain And Spinal Cord
Published:January 2020
Paperback:458 pages
Size:229 x 153 mm
Price:£50.00
ISBN:9-781913-425012

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Liz Saunders was Assistant Professor of Anatomy on the Graduate Entry Medical course run by the University of Nottingham in Derby.
Anatomy is all about structures and relations, movement and protection, circulation and nerve supply. It is important that students understand the physicality of anatomy; to visualize what lies deep to the surface and to connect that knowledge with their patient’s symptoms and history of events. I have used illustrations throughout the book, with questions designed to include clinical relevance such that students can test their anatomical knowledge in preparation for clinical practice.

Poor Puss – A Social History of English Cats
Marilyn Crowther

At the turn of the 19th century, in support of the first animal welfare campaigners, cats told their own stories through a series of best-selling children’s books. They moused in high places but pay was often poor, as revealed by Florence Nightingale in her memo complaining of the meagre rations for cats in the War Office. Many cats worked at home in London - where rats were a scourge – and enjoyed the luxury of a daily fast food service: a slice of horse flesh on a skewer delivered through the letterbox by the Cats-meat man. On the steam railway network, cats had power: the safety of the travelling public was largely dependent on the hunting skills of the signal box ratters. Crowds flocked to the first cat show held at the Crystal Palace in 1871, when aristocrats and royalty obsessed over their competitive hobby of breeding longhairs.
Published:April 2019
Paperback:166 pages
Size:250 x 250 mm
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A spoilt Persian puss scratched the hand of the Prince of Wales and even more spoilt ladies chased the terrified exhibition organizer round the hall for something he had forgotten to do. The National Cat Club was founded along with the first stud book as a guide for ‘points of excellence.’ Technical advances in colour printing raised the profile of cats; their image was everywhere, on greetings cards, valentines, picture post-cards, sheet music and advertisements that sold every kind of product imaginable. Poor Puss is the story of cats as they bravely clawed their way up the social ladder - out of persecution and superstition - to gain their rightful place as cherished family pets today. With impressive research, over three hundred archival pictures and entertaining anecdotal detail, meaty as a plump mouse. You may never view your cat in the same way again!
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Jilly Cooper
Marvellous historical background and all the glorious illustrations

Dear Marilyn, A million congratulations on your wonderful book Poor Puss. A Social History of English Cats, the marvellous historical background and all the glorious illustrations make it the perfect present for any cat lover. Truly well done, Love, Jilly Cooper.


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Charles Waterton – Creator of the First Nature Reserve
Barbara Phipps

Born in 1782, Charles Waterton was the eldest child of Thomas and Anne Waterton, of Walton Hall in the West Riding of Yorkshire. Based on extensive research, Barbara Phipps's fascinating, fictionalised biography show us an intelligent, and fearless man, one gifted with humour and strongly held opinions. His early love of nature, especially of birds, meant he was often in trouble as a tree-climbing, bird-nesting boy. He travelled extensively, seeking to show others all he had observed by publishing his notes and preserving specimens. His method of taxidermy has never been bettered. He survived yellow fever and malaria, earthquakes and shipwreck, and many accidents both at home and abroad.

By building a wall around his parkland, and banning the gun, he created a sanctuary for all creatures with the exception of the fox and the rat, having a particular dislike of the latter. His book, ‘Wanderings in South America, the North-West of the United States and the Antilles,’ has never been out of print.
Published: June 2019
Paperback: 412 pages
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ISBN: 9-781912-419678

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Waterton can justifiably be given credit for creating the first nature reserve.
It is a concept that has spread, not just around Britain, but also right across the world.

Bill Oddie
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28.6.2019 - Amazon, five star: Great Story Telling
Took me back to my own childhood, a lovely read. Anyone with a love of nature will identify with Charles Waterton.

15.4.2020 - Amazon, five star: Easy Read
An interesting book about a fascinating if accident prone man. The author writes through Waterton’s eyes bringing alive his adventures in an easy to read manner.

A Social Entrepreneurship approach to Jewish education
Second edition

Our Challenge_Hard Cover
Published:June 2016
Extent292 pages
ISBN:9-781911-175216
In this highly engaging, instructive and even inspirational inquiry, Jonathan Mirvis illuminates the tapestry of Jewish education innovation with the lens of the work and theory of social entrepreneurship. He tells us how and why some Jewish educational innovators succeed and how to recognize the most promising ventures in the field. This work will appeal to anyone engaged in Jewish educational change or social entrepreneurship of any kind, as it contributes to our understanding of both worlds of thought – Jewish education and the applied theory of social innovation.
Professor Steven M. Cohen
Research Professor of Jewish Social Policy,
Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion

Jonathan Mirvis has written a provocative and invaluable tract for our times, and for the uncertain times ahead. Whether Jewish “peoplehood” will have any meaning for the next generation in Israel and the Diaspora, depends largely on whether Jewish education can re-invent itself. Not only for our children and grand-children, but for “adults” and whole communities as well.
Jerry Silverman
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The good news is that Mirvis believes it can happen. He shows us how to build on the trailblazing initiatives of some of the visionary Jewish educators and funders who’ve “changed the rules” – and whose stories Mirvis tells with great warmth and insight. And, critically for the author, by adapting his theory of change as it applies to social entrepreneurship marketing, and the online knowledge revolution. This is not just an important book about the need for more “disruptive innovation” in the Jewish world; Mirvis is himself the “disruptive innovator”. He’s brought together his wide experience in adult Jewish education internationally, his deep immersion in Yiddishkeit, and some novel, even radical thinking about – dare we say it – how to market and sell a social product. Ever the teacher, he’s given educators, funders, policy-makers, and community leaders essential homework to complete. Read this book!

Dr. Jonathan Mirvis is a senior lecturer at the Melton Centre for Jewish Education at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He specializes in social entrepreneurship, social innovation and adult education. He lectures in these areas to graduate students studying Jewish education, nonprofit management, business administration, and community development.
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Jewish Philanthropy.

Dr. Jonathan Mirvis has just released a very exciting book, It’s Our Challenge: A Social Entrepreneurship Approach to Jewish Education. Its most surprising aspect is that it has implications not just for Jewish education providers but also for all Jewish organizations and their professional and volunteer leadership around the globe. Dr. Mirvis, who is a senior lecturer at The Hebrew University’s Melton Centre for Jewish Education , is a pioneer in teaching social entrepreneurship to students in education, nonprofit management and business administration. Although the book gives a spot-on analysis of entrepreneurship in Jewish education, its salient contribution is demonstrating not only the importance of creative and innovative thinking but also the impact that volunteer leaders and professionals can have in the Jewish community by thinking differently about what they do and how they do it.

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Discover Your Inner GPS
Karen O’Donnell

Discover Your Inner GPS
Karen O'Donnell

Following a near-death experience that left her contemplating her past, Karen O’Donnell set out with new determination to be seen and heard. The message?You don’t have to wait until some life-altering event forces you to wake up. The time to wake up is now.Have you ever wondered…Why does life seem to be passing me by?Why don’t I get the success I deserve?Why am I even here?These questions provoked a journey of self-discovery, resulting in a powerful system to explore your own life and experience it as you were meant to live it — with happiness, clarity and success.Discover Your Inner GPS is a simple and effective guide to personal transformation that will help you understand how you can change your life to one you desire and deserve.
Published: Aug 2019
Paperback: 204 pages
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Applying the strategies and techniques in this book, you will explore your inner world, uncover the beliefs that keep you on a road you no longer want to walk down and discover your true inner navigationalsystem — the key to staying forever true to you.Not living the life you’re supposed to be living? Discover your inner GPS and find the one that’s out there waiting for you. Even if you don’t yet know where it is...
The title is very appropriate as it is a map for inner well-being and development of the self. Karen’s extensive studies in various fields, make her the ideal person to lay out a map for those seeking fulfilment. The book is set out in various steps to be followed and worked at to develop a healthy and holistic lifestyle.
Dr. Frank McKenna
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Midlife: Problems and Solutions – A Jungian Perspective on the Midlife Crisis
Renata Symonds

This book is the distillation of the professional wisdom of Renata Symonds (1913 – 2007), a London-based Jungian psychotherapist.
She deals with the perennial problems of humankind that may particularly become evident at the threshold of the second half of life: finding meaning in one’s existence; facing conflicts in work and marriage; dealing with depression, loneliness, and sexuality; and fear of death.
These great themes are explored from the perspective of the writer’s experience in helping people become aware of the unconscious aspects of their problems, especially through dream analysis. Many cases are described of how clients in this way – rather than by resorting to medical drugs to suppress symptoms – make real progress not only in resolving their difficulties but also in achieving inner growth as well.
No dry treatise or self-help book – how to recognise if you’re going through a midlife crisis and what to do about it – Renata Symonds speaks with warmth and enthusiasm of her approach to her clients’ difficulties. The text is enriched by references to Jung and Freud and contains many literary and mythological allusions.
This book will be of interest to the general reader with a basic knowledge of Jung’s ideas, as well as those undergoing or contemplating psychotherapy.
Published: October 2018
Hardback: 206 pages
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ISBN: 9-781912-419432

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